Drag queen Ophelia Johnson dances among the crowd Saturday during the Pride Festival & March in Simard-Payne Memorial Park in Lewiston. The festival kicked off with a “Liberation for All March” from Festival Plaza in Auburn to Simard-Payne. Once at the park, those in attendance enjoyed informational booths, food trucks, face painting and drag queen bingo, along with other activities. (Daryn Slover/Sun Journal)

James Dean of Lewiston sets up a 65-feet long display of gay pride flags Saturday during the Pride Festival & March in Simard-Payne Memorial Park in Lewiston. The festival kicked off with a “Liberation for All March” from Festival Plaza in Auburn to Simard-Payne. Once at the park, those in attendance enjoyed informational booths, food trucks, face painting and drag queen bingo, along with other activities. (Daryn Slover/Sun Journal)

Katelynn Dehetre, left, of Lewiston and her stepsister, Tahjah Marr, of Turner dance Saturday during a drag performance during the Pride Festival & March in Simard-Payne Memorial Park in Lewiston. The festival kicked off with a “Liberation for All March” from Festival Plaza in Auburn to Simard-Payne. Once at the park, those in attendance enjoyed informational booths, food trucks, face painting and drag queen bingo, along with other activities. (Daryn Slover/Sun Journal)

Drag king Connie Caron entertains the crowd with silly string Saturday during the Pride Festival & March in Simard-Payne Memorial Park in Lewiston. Caron performs under the name “Lyreck.” (Daryn Slover/Sun Journal)

Ty Bolduc, left, of Greene and Megan Goddard of Turner attend the Pride Festival & March in Simard-Payne Memorial Park in Lewiston on Saturday. Bolduc and Goddard are students at Leavitt Area High School.  (Daryn Slover/Sun Journal)

Drag queen Ophelia Johnson performs Saturday during the Pride Festival & March in Simard-Payne Memorial Park in Lewiston. (Daryn Slover/Sun Journal)


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